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Top 10 Britney Spears Songs

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Britney Spears emerged as a pop star at the age of 16 in 1998. Her music became the definitive sound of teen pop. Her star faded amid tabloid headlines, but, defying the odds, she returned in 2007 to become as big of a pop star as she had been before with some of the best music of her career.

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1. "...Baby One More Time" (1998)

Britney Spears - ...Baby One More Time
Courtesy Jive

This single introduced Britney to pop music fans around the world. Produced by pop mastermind Max Martin, the song is full of hooks and a big mainstream pop sound. The accompanying schoolgirl video caused a sensation, and, when the single hit #1, Britney was assured of stardom.

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2. "Toxic" (2004)

Britney Spears - Toxic
Courtesy Jive Records

This hit helped prove Britney could still put together stirring and original music six years after her first appearance. The song is a killer dance track with a James Bond adventure movie feel. "Toxic" deservedly brought Britney Spears back to the pop top 10 for the first time in four years.

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3. "Work B**ch!" (2013)

Britney Spears - "Work B**ch!"
Courtesy RCA

This song is a searing slice of dance pop that has the impact of a powerfully inspirational coach both shouting in your ear and sending you ethereal words of inspiration. Britney Spears collaborated with will.i.am to push boundaries of both electronic dance music and mainstream pop.

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4. "Piece Of Me" (2007)

Britney Spears - Piece Of Me
Courtesy Jive Records

Here Britney Spears takes on the paparazzi directly, and she is taking no prisoners. After listening to this, if you still want a piece of her, you are more brave than most of us.

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5. "Womanizer" (2008)

Britney Spears - Womanizer
Courtesy Jive Records

Britney Spears hit #1 on the pop singles chart with "Womanizer." It was her first trip to the top since the first single "...Baby One More Time." It's a good song, and will stick in your mind the very first time. It is accompanied by arguably the best music video of Britney's career.

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6. "Hold It Against Me" (2011)

Britney Spears - "Hold It Against Me"
Courtesy Jive

Britney Spears pulled her music into the present with this roaring electronic dance music hit that incorporates elements of dubstep into the mix. She worked once again with Max Martin and Dr. Luke, but this is no retread. It is smart, sexy, and raw contemporary pop.

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7. "Oops!..I Did It Again" (2000)

Britney Spears - Oops! I Did It Again
Courtesy Jive Records

After the phenomenal success of her first album, millions of Britney Spears' fans wondered what she would do for an encore. "Oops!..I Did It Again" is catchy, a triumphant return to formula, and deliriously witty. The spoken word allusions to the Titanic near the end of the song cap a triumphant second act for Britney Spears.

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8. "Till the World Ends" (2011)

Britney Spears - "Till the World Ends"
Courtesy Jive Records

The second single from Britney Spears' album Femme Fatale is another dance floor classic. A remix featuring both Nicki Minaj and Ke$ha was released. "Till the World Ends" peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was lauded by many critics as one of the top singles of the year. Rolling Stone ranked it as the third best song of 2011.

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9. "3" (2009)

Britney Spears - "3"
Courtesy Jive Records

It is another clever and ultra-catchy pop confection from Britney Spears and Max Martin. Helped along by the titillation of lyrics about sexual threesomes, the song debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and continued the hottest streak of hits in Britney Spears' career thus far.

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10. "Gimme More" (2007)

Britney Spears - Gimme More
Courtesy Jive Records

"It's Britney, bitch." The big comeback of Britney Spears began here with the first single from Blackout. Produced by Timbaland associate Danja, she roared back to the top of the charts older, wiser, and amazingly sexy.

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